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demotivateverb [T]

uk   /ˌdiːˈməʊ.tɪ.veɪt/ us   /ˌdiːˈmoʊ.t̬ə.veɪt/
to make someone less enthusiastic about a job: She was very demotivated by being told she had little chance of being promoted.
demotivating
adjective uk   /ˌdiːˈməʊ.tɪ.veɪ.tɪŋ/ us   /ˌdiːˈmoʊ.t̬ə.veɪ.t̬ɪŋ/
Constant criticism can be very demotivating.
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demotivateverb [T]

uk   /ˌdiːˈməʊtɪveɪt/ us   HR
to make someone feel less interested in and enthusiastic about their work: This pay package will deeply demotivate our workers. Staff are demotivated by the constant pressure of impossible goals.
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(Definition of demotivate from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “demotivate”
in Chinese (Simplified) 使工作积极性下降,使变得消极…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使工作積極性下降,使變得消極…
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